PARENTS!!!!! This is a wonderful FREE VIRTUAL SERIES.

The Cleveland RIP will be starting a FREE Positive Solutions for Families series TODAY January 13. This is a 6 week virtual series that will be presented through Zoom and will take place the next 6 Wednesdays (through February 17) from 5:00-6:00 PM CST/6:00-7:00 PM EST. TO REGISTER PLEASE CALL 423 779-8467

Nathan Miller, Regional Vice President for VBH, recently spoke with NEWS 2 about the Christmas Day Nashville bombing.

Congratulations to our 2020 TAMHO Awards Recipients

Recently several of the VBH staff attended (Virtually) the Annual TAMHO (TN Assoc of Mental Health Organizations) Awards and Recognition. We are so very excited to announce our CEO Chris Wyre, won the Distinguished Service Award. Congratulations Mr. Wyre. Much deserved!!!!!! Our very own Stacey Hurst also took home the Personal Courage Award. We’re so…

Chris Wyre announces retirement / VBH Board names Phyllis Persinger President

August 7, 2020 – Chris Wyre announces retirement / VBH Board names Phyllis Persinger President Dr. James Boerner, Chair of the Volunteer Behavioral Health (VBH) Board of Directors, announced at the annual meeting on August 7, 2020 that CEO, Chris Wyre, will be retiring in August of 2021. After more than 43 years working with VBH,…

Volunteer Awarded 32 Counties to Provide Behavioral Health Safety Net for CHILDREN!

The new Behavioral Health Safety Net (BHSN) for Children in Tennessee, which will provide mental health services to children, will begin on September 1. Through the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (TDMHSAS), the BHSN for children will provide services to uninsured children ages 3 – 17 who meet program eligibility criteria….

Current Operations Hours at our Locations

Please note: We are still assisting our current clients through telephone and telehealth services. We are NOT seeing current clients in the offices. We are seeing first time appointments and injection appointments ONLY in the office.


TO PROTECT OUR CLIENTS AND STAFF DURING THIS TIME WE ARE REDUCING THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WE HAVE IN THE OFFICES. After much consideration, We have made the difficult decision to implement the transition into Phase Two Monday, March 23rd. PHASE TWO- The only clients we will see in theOffice are first time appointment clients….

We’re Here for you!

We wanted to let everyone to know that we are taking the necessary steps to make sure our clients and staff remain healthy during this time. We know right now may be stressful and anxious for many people. We have a large team and we are talking often to ensure everyones safety and health is…

Town Hall Meeting Focused on Opioid and Mental Health

State Representative Mike Sparks, recently held a opioid and mental health town hall meeting in Smyrna. Our very own Nathan Miller was on the panel with many other great leaders. It was a wonderful event full of great discussion. We’re so thankful to Representative Sparks and the community for reducing the stigma on mental health,…

Our Second Location Opens in Chattanooga

Our second Chattanooga location, Johnson Mental Health, is located at 7625 Hamilton Park Dr., Suite 14. Phone: (423) 634-8884 Our first location is located in the downtown/Northshore area of Chattanooga. We know there is a need on the Hamilton Park side of town. This location is closer for the people in the Brainerd, East Brainerd…